KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners permitted a contract for the sheriff’s workplace to purchase dozens of in-car cameras to exchange older current tools.
County commissioners permitted the contract with out dialogue as a part of its consent agenda on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
The present in-vehicle recording system was bought in 2008, based on the agenda packet submitted to the county board.
The present recording system is out of date, the packet states, and it has turn out to be more and more tough to acquire substitute components for and is pricey to keep up. The sheriff’s workplace doesn’t at the moment have sufficient working cameras for all patrol automobiles, based on the county.
The Sheriff’s Workplace will buy 38 cameras and car licenses together with storage functionality for $329,428.40, based on the county agenda doc.
The acquisition was a part of the preliminary Axon Physique Worn Digital camera Request for Proposals that was permitted in 2020, the county stated.
The funding was permitted as a part of the Capital enchancment Program for 2022, based on the agenda packet.